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When You Cut Visit Florida ... and You Will ... Be Kind

December 24, 2016 - 6:00am
Credit: Orlando Sentinel

Visit Florida will emerge from the budget process next year a slimmer creature than it is today, I've resigned myself to that. But I hope it won't mean sacrificing Florida tourism's considerable muscle.'s Anti-Kevin Powers Campaign of Lies

December 23, 2016 - 6:00am
Kenny Hinkle Jr., Kevin Powers and Marty Baum

It offends me to see good people lied about and dragged through the mud. 

A Shrinking Clinton Foundation: Much of the World Will Mourn It

December 22, 2016 - 6:00am

When the dust settles, the biggest loser in Election 2016 could be the Clinton Foundation.

Florida's Courts 4th on Tort Reformers' 'Judicial Hellholes' List

December 20, 2016 - 8:30am

The controversial Florida Supreme Court and civil courts in South Florida find themselves dubiously honored in fourth position on the American Tort Reform Foundation's 2016-2017 list of "Judicial Hellholes" -- putting them among the nation's most unfair courts in the handling of civil litigation.

Floridians Mostly Feeling Optimistic Heading into the Age of Trump

December 20, 2016 - 6:00am
Florida Chamber of Commerce Building

For the first time since the Great Recession began in 2007, more than 50 percent of Floridians are more optimistic than pessimistic about the state's direction, according to a Florida Chamber poll just completed.

Weather Channel's Lake Okeechobee Distortion; Former Bush Education Team Advises Trump

December 17, 2016 - 11:30am

This column is a vehicle for a number of items in a bits-and-pieces, strictly opinion, sometimes irreverent format. Look for "Just Sayin'" to run once a week in this spot.

'Justice' C. Alan Lawson, Welcome to the Florida Supreme Court

December 16, 2016 - 8:15am
Judge C. Alan Lawson

Conservative 5th District Court of Appeal Chief Judge C. Alan Lawson -- described in the most admiring of terms as "Justice Antonin Scalia meets Mother Teresa" -- is today Florida's newest Supreme Court justice.

Bernie Sanders to Miami-Dade Dems: Vote for Dwight Bullard

December 14, 2016 - 6:00am
Bernie Sanders and Dwight Bullard

Overnight, Dwight Bullard's political future went from rags to riches when Bernie Sanders, next to Barack Obama probably the most powerful Democrat in America, put out a call for Miami-Dade Dems to vote for the former state senator for county committeeman.

Another Obvious Challenge to Florida's Bad Abortion Law

December 14, 2016 - 6:00am

Florida's abortion law in all its collective parts is so unAmerican, so unconstitutional and, frankly, so offensive that any day this law is challenged in court is a day I'm ready to throw a party.

'Surprise Billing' Called Rare in Florida Emergency Medicine

December 12, 2016 - 5:30pm
Bill Nelson

The Florida College of Emergency Physicians (FCEP) and its national counterparts today urged state and national policymakers to investigate the reimbursement practices of insurance companies, especially when patients go out of network for emergency medical care.




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